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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
labs are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the li
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Sep 26, 2012 11:35pm PDT
to the calorie. based on the science, a more nutritious mix. >> reporter: based on the science. is increase in plate waste. the only known study under the new guidelines contains a startling statistic. kids are throwing away twice as much food as last year. >> just plop the vegetables and food there, don't do anything else. waste goes up 97%. >> reporter: we visited a school in suburban chicago this month. where middle schoolers analyzed their waste and shocked to find 46 bocks of unopened pears. >> they're all unopened. >> reporter: week before, all 111 vegetable containers served were thrown away. >> schools tell us they're seeing a 50% increase in luncheon trash. >> it's too healthy. >> i try my hardest but it's not working. >> reporter: kids are bringing their own and only take vegetables and fruit when she makes them. >> a lot goes in the trash. >> reporter: the school is so secret it's hidden back here in a supply room behind a locked door and underneath one of the boxes. that ingredient? salt. >> the new school lunch rooms place limits on salt, ketchup and sugar. >> nobody is going g
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
per year. >> if we bonded and are able to learn together and making tun while in the science fair together. >> there are together saving tens of thousands in energy costs. something the class never had to worry about. >> it's baby steps you have to lead to what we have to do there is every light switch counts. >> this is about one and a half inches in diameter. >> they know it best. they can help us out with information. >> this was made possible by pg&e pilot program. there are teamed with those who know campus best. students of green engineer academy. >> that is about 100,000 savings which is i think $14,000 for the school. >> students able to identify 45 lampes and thermostats and old computers outindicate dated and sucking up too much energy to be cost effective. there is a move the district officer can appreciate. >> this is just like $70,000 for a small investment. we do have to pay money to save money. but the return is short. >> when there is the best part unless the school is new, every school has an opportunity to save as much in energy costs. >> and there is hands on tr
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Sep 24, 2012 11:35pm PDT
get violently sick. >> new science shows you increase the size of the brain because you stimulate brain growth. when you do things like physical activity. you induce changes in your genes. >> reporter: these scans show the reward senters reacting to a chocolate milkshake. for some people the pleasure receptors turn off. for others it keeps reacting, wanting more. by focusing on the three ms. mind, mouth and muscle. the doctor thinks you can restrain the brain. tara is in what dr. peak calls master recovery. she did something beyond her wild dreams. finished an iron man triathlon. >> no dream is improblem. >> reporter: tara said she'll be a recovering food addict but knowing that is a victory. >> i wish i could be normal with it. but it will be okay. >> "the hunger fix " is in stors now. >>> up next the president's candid moments. secret recordings of john f. kennedy. plus "dancing's" biggest stars back. we talked with tom bergeron about dancing with the all stars. and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade,
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
, science and language arts and coached. the principal received word of the incident monday and informed the middle school and district headquarters. >> we made a report to the police department monday evening. subsequently, an investigation is ensuing. it is my understanding that the teacher was arrested. >> reporter: the man who had been teaching monday was arrested at his home yesterday morning. the alleged victim described as former student. he was very popular with students. >> arrested mr. i? what! >> reporter: some parents are in disbelief. >> i hope it is not true. my daughter adored him. he was a great teacher. i lived her all my life, i know him as a student myself. >> reporter: students are being offered counseling. the superintendent says izumizaki's record was clean and performance above average. >> we hire credentialled teachers thoroughly fingerprinted. we do reference checks. everything that we can do. >> reporter: mr. izumizaki is being held on $100,000 bail. he's scheduled to make his first court appears tomorrow afternoon. there's a meeting scheduled here in the librar
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> there is science now we didn't have before. that sexual orientation is not something that can be changed. >> but the victory may be short lived and there are groups that already claim it's unconstitutional violating first amendment. >> this is absolutely clamps down on speech by professionals involved and also affects the minors and their parents rights to access types of therapies they may want. >> legal groups also argue conversion therapy does work for people. >> when this benefits people, and may or may not benefit other people there is no basis for the state to step in. >> this is among the darkest times of my life? >> did it work? >> no. i am just as gay as i ever was. >> other states will be interested in seeing how this case plays out. they, too are considering the ban autos there is a busy weekend ahead. there a look at options this weekend. >> and there is a killer whale in sea world with a injury what. trainers say could have caused this massive wound. >> and this is the rover seeing unusually have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 11:35pm PDT
. the appraiser was here. meet tom, an appraiser for 26 years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improve manies have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: he spent about an hour looking them over and sizing them up. but could those simple changes really increase their appraisal? >> cost is not value. because you paid "x" number of dollars and put $200,000 of upgrades into your home does not mean the market will reimburse you for those expenses. >> reporter: a day later they were ready to find out if the market would reimburse them for their upgrade. remember the last appraisal was $190,000. the new appraisal? >> that's good. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. for "nightline" i'm share win alfonsi in hackettestown, new jersey. >>> that worked. thanks for sharyn. next up. single, mormon and looking for lasting love while the cameras roll. meet the contestants of the mormon bachelor. that's next. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
, listed as athletic director taught math, science and language arts. the superintendent said she learned of the allegations monday, placed him on lee and called police. she says school -- police him on leave and call police. she says the school will reach out to parents, counseling available to students. e-mail sent to parents yesterday afternoon telling them about the situation and how a substitute will be coming in. next week the students will be distributed among regular teachers. expected to be in court on friday afternoon. there are dozens and dozens of people stepping forward saying in has to be a misunderstanding, there is no possible way that this man who they knew could possibly have done this. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> 4:33. more developing news, san francisco police moved in overnight and cleared out a camp on market street, closed streets took down tents and cited 40 people. amy hollyfield joins us from the federal reserve building. are police still out there? >> reporter: there are still officers out here. in fact, we've seen them on several corners. they are watching
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
? >> sam? >> it's a cumulus cloud. >> you have to try the science department. >>> this controversial headline, talking about a mom gene. there's some new research that says that could be something that actually gets that some women are better suited to give birth and be mothers. >> i have mom jeans. >> i'm wearing them now. cue the music. >>> get ready, everybody. trash to treasure in the house. it was a staple on "gaa." welcome to "gma" with this anchor showdown, like we've never done before. going to show you how to transform flea market bargains into stunning showpieces, we hope. yeah. we'll do our best, lara. >> that would be good of you. >> you might understand -- >> i'm lowering expectations, as the presidential nominees are both doing. >>> now, to the shocking murder mystery out of hollywood, that ended up with an up-and-coming tv actor dead. johnny lewis and officials say he went on a violent rampage, allegedly killing his landlady and then himself. was a designer drug behind all of it? abc's david wright has the latest from los angeles. david? >> reporter: that's the working
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 11:35pm PDT
the arms come apart. >> reporter: watch her hands. >> yep. baby just flies out. >> reporter: the science of destruction. a picture perfect crash, a wrecked jetliner and a treasure trove of new information about what it takes to survive the unthinkable. i'm neal corps skarlinsky for "nightline" in detroit. >> "curiosity: plane crash" airs sunday on the discovery channel. >>> she's known for her love songs like "you belong with me," come backstage with us at "glamour" cover shoot with the one and only taylor swift. [ female announcer ] e-trade was founded on the simple belief that bringing you better technology helps make you a better investor. with our revolutionary e-trade 360 dashboard you see exactly where your money is and what it's doing live. our e-trade pro platform offers powerful functionality that's still so usable you'll actually use it. and our mobile apps are the ultimate in wherever whenever investing. no matter what kind of investor you are, you'll find the technology to help you become a better one at e-trade. because it helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's a
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to the blind. the governor signed a bill that paves the way. it's science fiction soon to become reality. dmv has to have new regulations in place in three years. >> now a check on the forecast. >> there is temperatures right now, we have 50s near the coast. fog is holding numbers down inland areas where the sun is shining so running close to yesterday's levels. there is a tomorrow morning foggy and cool. make sure you add an extra layer on f you're working or living inland you can shed a layer, upper 50s along the coast. cooler now, don't take this the wrong way there is when i'll be back with a warmer forecast coming up. >> and there is latest spat in an ongoing feud between two silicon valley giants. the business decision that google says apple is going to regret. >> there is a new state ban on dancing. why a mom sued a kid's school for their father daughter dances. >> and abc 7 about to make someone $49,000 richer, and you can click to enter. and right here on abc 7. already like us. and you still have a dance chans go to our facebook page. and see where you can enter. we'llú ♪ just p
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. meet tom, an appraiser for 26 years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improvements have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: remember that out of control office? now, all business. the cluttered kitchen, cleaned up. and the old facet, updated. and the living room, now spare. the old set, replaced with state of the art. but could those little changes really pay off? remember, the last appraisal came in at $190,000. the new appraisal? >> oh, good. >> that's a lot better. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. >>> and they were such good sports, they did everything on that seven-page to-do list. and it paid off. remember, we spent $1600. for every dollar they spent they got $15 back on that appraisal. so it's a good lesson. the first appraisal, not the final word. the important thing here, don't panic. >> and what about prospective buyers? >> the house is still for sale, but they have people coming over and importantly coming back for a second look. >> good luck to them and thank you so much sharyn. >>> and coming up. are we looking at a
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality he was there to sign a bill authored by state senator alex padilla. >> we can safe lives and create jobs and that is a great bill, whether you're an engineer or politician. >> 40,000 americans are killed nearly in auto accidents. engineers are convinced self driving cars will reduce numbers. and freeways will be less congested and computers will allow cars to save safely bumper to bumper. >> what i can see is phone shall to trance form our urban centers and you can have a car drop you off here at work and get out, walk three green space. this takes someone else somewhere else. >> and google is wondering about the experimental goggles. they're sharing the vision engineers have embraced. self driving cars could expand the market empowering vision impaired and disabled to share the road. and the bill governor brown signed will give the dmv three years to come up with regulations to allow those cars to hit the streets. >> that is going to change everything. thank you. >> comcast told a thousand workers three of the california call centers will cl
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future. making the driver totally unnecessary. no hands. google's working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan. with cars that automatically swerve past accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. now, this at general motors test track. i sat in the driver's seat when this car stayed in its lane. it stopped on its own when a car driving 30 miles an hour slower, pulled in front of us. >> we can see the day when cars avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's on a dream, since george jetson sat in his flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype used radar, cameras and gps to drive itself. feet off the pedals. can look away. don't do this at home. at
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
who won't get out of bed have science on their side showing mela tonin affects teenagers later at night and because they need nine hours of sleep teens have a tougher time getting up in the morning. schools across the nation experimenting with starting school later in the mornings based on these findings. >> and there is a brave woman with no problem telling a black bear who is really in charge. take a look. >> this unwelcome visitor left after the lady comes out and shows him who is boss. she just shouted at the bear who scurried away this, is not the first time he had to deal with a bear on the deck. so she's not worried. and the user who posted this video... take a look. >> wow. >> and the user posted this video has a series on bear encounters. >> and there is a huge week ahead in the bay area including fleet week. >> and first, jail breaking an iphone illegal? we'll take a look and charges on a pg&e bill. >> and there is a masked man forces police to evacuate part of downtown san mateo. the man explains how it was just a misunderstanding. >> a killer virus researchers looki
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
, science and language arts. the superintendent told the albany patch she learned of the allegations monday placed him on leave immediately, called police. school officials will be reaching out to parents and additional counseling is available for students at the middle school. he is being held on $100,000 bail. he's scheduled for his first appearance friday at 2:00 in the afternoon. on the albany patch, a lot of readers are sending in comments and vast majority in favor of the man they called mr. i. one person saying that his child dressed up as mr. i as they call him, on halloween they liked him so much, popular person, a lot of debate and right now we don't know how long this relationship lasted, albany police looking for anybody who knows anything about this possible relationship alleged relationship to come forward or if there might have been others. that in itself is drawing ire from the people on the website. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> problems at another east bay school in antioch, fourth grade student brought a weapon to school students knew about it and what shocked administr
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
and making fun of each other while we are in the science fair together. >> together they applied their skills to find ways to save their school districts tens of thousands of colors in energy costs. something the las of 1936 never had to worry about. >> it's baby steps you have to take to lead to a big difference. it's what you have to do. every light switch counts. >> for example, this lamp is an older system. it's about one and a half inches in diameter and uses more energy than newer models. >> their cool, they know it best, and they can help us out with specific counts and specific information. the project was made 'baseball pg&e innovator pilot program wherein saytors like duane are brought on board to do an energy audit. in this case he was teamed with those who know the campus best, the members of the green engineering academy. >> that measure we identified was about 100,000kwh of annual savings which i think is $14,000 for the school each year that they would save. >> the students were able to identify more than 45 quad lamps, multiple thermostats and old computers that were outdated
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
were wrestling there and studying what? >> i was a computer programmer. management science and information systems. so, basically, i was studying to be in a basement with no windows -- >> jimmy: that's what my dad does by the way. >> it's rough. that's what i was doing and this acting thing came along. i had a friend going to dallas for one of those modelling things. i was going to support him and a guy approached me. are you in the program? i said, no. he said, you should be. i was like, okay. i want you to read this. okay, i'll read it. >> jimmy: what did he have you read? >> it was from "the fast and the furious." >> jimmy: really? >> yeah, it was -- >> jimmy: are there actual lines in that movie? "get in this car and drive around the parking lot very quickly." >> i had to channel vin diesel. >> jimmy: do you remember any of that? >> you never had your car -- i don't know. but i did it and it worked and he said, i want you to move to l.a. i was like, okay. >> jimmy: you did? >> four days later i lived in l.a. >> jimmy: are you kidding me? this is how people wind up becom
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
. pretty simple. it's not rocket science. >> we'll be watching wednesday night. thank you for a terrific roundtables. for those at home, governor barbour and dean will answer your questions on twitter. >>> and now -- three moments from this week in history. what year was it? >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> a new swing vote on the supreme court. >> judge and now justice kennedy. sounds good, doesn't it? >>> it appears that pan-american flight 103 was bombed. terrorism. >> 270 killed over lockerbie, scotland. >>> and -- the opening night for broadway's longest running show. >> it's far more than an old-fashioned broadway musical. it's very thetheoratical. >> was it 1986, 1987 or 1988? we'll be right back with the answer. >>> so what year was it? and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with go
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Sep 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
brown called the vehicles "science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality." >> they're closer to being reality than you might think. in fact, abc's jim avila has already taken one out for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this. cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future making the driver totally unnecessary. >> no hands. >> reporter: google is working on one, and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan, with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stayed in its lane. at 60 miles an hour it stopped on its own even when a car driving 30 miles slower pulled in front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will be able to completely avoid a collision. >> reporter: it's been a carmaker's dream since george jetson asset in his automated flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
this painting is on canvas, to me, makes it suspect. >> reporter: it's fun to speculate. but science is to advanced now, that a lab can determine a painting's age. an independent analysis can tell us if mona lisa has a twin or just an admiring copy. for "good morning america," jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> i guess we'll have to wait for that. >> a fresher, younger copy. >>> let's get the weather from sam. >> mona, you look so different. did you get some sleep? did you get some rest? get a little sun? that conversation. all right. let's deal with a little bit of rain in west texas. this is very good news. it came with some strong, gusty winds. and in brief, downpour fashion. but to know this area is five to seven inches behind in rainfall, that rain is a good thing. there's more of that coming today. it's coming in the package of strong storms. the very good news here, that front sinks in. east texas, by the end of the week, dallas, houston, you're going to be getting some of this rain that's sitting in that part of the country. there's another zone of severe storms. and the he
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Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
surveyed science professors at six top universities. they found the professors widely regarded female undergraduates as less competent, even if they have the same accomplishments as the men. and the women were less likely to be offered jobs. the report called the bias pervasive. >>> and some troubling news this morning. actress bonnie franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. she starred on "one day at a time," as ann romano, a feisty single mom, well ahead of her time. franklin is 68 years old. her family says she is staying positive. >>> financial news today. get ready to pay more for the morning breakfast. analysts say the global drought and rising feed costs are leading to a shortage in pork products. prices could double in some areas in the coming months. >>> and here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> josh, great to have you back. great to talk to you again. and here's the question tonight. are you losing tens of thousands of dollars? is your bank telling you how much your home is really worth? we're going to show you how to get that mon
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